Deana and Kira discuss the various ways Future Focused Parents need to begin letting go as they foster responsibility and independence in their children. Different ways to recognize when it’s time to shift gears, or hand over tasks as children grow and change are also shared.

Video Show Notes:

https://youtu.be/BKYcZxsztTg

Kira and Deana talk about the importance of creating community for your children to increase a sense of support and belonging. They discuss various ways in which to do this, including building community for you, as parents, as well.

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Video show notes:

https://youtu.be/tzktlXFDjSc

In this episode, Kira and Deana speak with Alison Morrow, a homeschool transition coach with GoodSchooling.net. Alison shares the factors that might lead to a decision to homeschool, the 5 tips for getting started, and dispels some of the myths around this education option.

For more info on Alison:

http://GoodSchooling.net

In today’s episode, Kira shares some thought-provoking ideas for expectant families as they prepare to become parents. She gives listeners ideas for how to prioritize their needs once baby comes, and includes thoughtful insight into important plans to make in advance, such as deciding on each parent’s overnight roles. Kira also shares the must-have conversation for expectant couples to have before baby arrives.

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Video show notes:

https://youtu.be/WmB2PgquAO4

In this episode Kira and Deana talk about Back to School prep and how to make the transition into the school year as easy as possible. They discuss both the tangible and emotional transition both kids and parents face as well as share ideas specific to families sending kids off to school for the first time.

Video Show Notes:

https://youtu.be/UnqiqgUMaVw

In this episode, Kira and Deana talk about how to help children look for the qualities that characterize a good friend, as well as how to be a good friend. They also discuss modeling good friendships and ways you might help your children extricate themselves from a friendship that is unhealthy.

Video show notes:

https://youtu.be/m4sQsUgeC7Q

Today’s episode features Deana sharing practical tips to increase sleep for your baby. Deana shatters a few sleep myths and reveals some surprisingly simple strategies for ensuring optimal sleep cycles for infants, which helps parents sleep better as well.   Check out the online course – use discount code RAISINGADULTS for 15% off:   https://futurefocusedparenting.selz.com/item/future-focused-sleep-strategies-the-infant-model   To buy a copy of Deana’s book: https://futurefocusedparenting.com/shop   Video show notes: https://youtu.be/dNyVknzWeYM

Kira and Deana welcome Melisa Liberman from the Corporate Mom Club onto the show. Melisa tackles the struggle working moms face of balancing work and home by sharing some fantastic tips and tools all parents can benefit from.

More info on Melisa:

https://melisaliberman.com